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Tiffin Police: Two arrested after motel room search unveils drugs




TIFFIN, OH — On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018, the Seneca County Drug Task Force-METRICH Enforcement Unit, along with additional Officers from the Tiffin Police Department & Seneca County Sheriff’s Office executed a drug related search warrant on a motel room located at 315 W. Market Street, Room #27, Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio.

That being the room of John Churella, 44 YOA, (Tiffin, Ohio), Kristen L. Rowland, 43 YOA, (Tiffin, Ohio) & Da’Marquse De’Jon Jackson, 21 YOA (Detroit, MI).

The search warrant signed by Judge Mark Repp of the Tiffin-Fostoria Municipal Court unveiled suspected Crack Cocaine, suspected Heroin, US Currency, Criminal Tools & evidence indicative to Drug Trafficking.

Arrested were Da’Marquse De’Jon Jackson, 21 YOA (Detroit, MI) on charges of Trafficking Crack Cocaine, a Felony of the 5th Degree and Trafficking Heroin, a Felony of the Fourth Degree. John Churella for Permitting Drug Abuse, a Felony of the Fifth Degree. Both are presently being held at the Seneca County Correctional Facility.

Additional charges of Trafficking Crack Cocaine & Possession of Criminal Tools are all pending on Jackson along with additional charges of Possession of Crack Cocaine on both Churella & Rowland upon the conclusion of the entire drug investigation & the return of the lab analysis of the substances discovered inside the room at the time of the execution of the search warrant.

“We are going to continue to use all of our resources with the Task Force to battle & stay on top of this effort of locating those who choose to prey on our community by selling their devastating drugs to persons who battle addictions, just to make a quick buck. And certainly hold them accountable for their actions!”……Chief Fred Stevens, Tiffin Police Department said.

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